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JJ Astor Restaurant & Lounge

505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
+1 218-727-8439
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived on a Sunday evening and got seated immediately. Service is good - staff is knowledgeable but the food is overpriced and not worth it. When I was ordering, the first dish was not available due to a key ingredient missing (the lobster, I think),...More

Thank 8GlobeTrotter2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ate here twice. Once for late night drinks and appetizers and both the crab cakes and beet and bleu salad were tasty and filling. The house reds - cabernet and pinot noir were fine and good value, too. Just sitting and watching the lights of...More

Thank Allison K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was staying in Duluth for a two day convention. I decided to try JJ Astor Restaurant for dinner and drinks with a few friends. Even though we did not have a reservation, we were greeted and seated immediately. The rotating panoramic view was absolutely...More

Thank Revtigger
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four our final lunch during our vacation in Duluth, our family went to JJ Astor Restaurant on top of the Radisson hotel downtown. A gently rotating restaurant, during the hour we ate, we had a chance to view all 360 degree views of Duluth...from the...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a nice view of downtown Duluth with really good food. The service was fine if aloof. The dinner was nice, but ultimately over-priced.

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a relaxing lunch, not too expensive, this is the place. The rotating restaurant will move 360 degrees while you dine, giving you a view not to be missed. The food is good and not overpriced.

Thank zipperbaby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on our way to the upper peninsula of Michigan with a stop over in Duluth. While the motel itself was very disappointing, this restaurant made up for most of what the motel lacked. It sits atop the motel and the outer "ring" of...More

Thank mprs4me
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the great views and the novelty of a rotating restaurant, it was enjoyable and the food was good. You pay for the views but worth the experience.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished eating breakfast here with my two teen daughters. It was a great breakfast experience. Arrived about 10:45am on a Sunday and got immediate seating, restaurant was not very busy. Nice service and quickly got food. To quick, as we wanted to see the...More

Thank Justluck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on a visit to Duluth. Great view of Duluth and Lake Superior from the revolving rooftop. Service was great. Half price bottles of wine on Thursday. Crab cake appetizers were very good. Didn't like clam chowder. Was very runny. The filet was...More

Thank Jeff F
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Jason F
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
Probably around $100. Not a bad value.
12 November 2016|
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Response from mercer e | Reviewed this property |
The Bar is outstanding as they will adjust your favorite drink to suit you. Bloody Mary's are served with heart of celery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
    (Superior St and 5th Ave W)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-727-8439
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Welcome to JJ Astor (located on the 16th floor of the Radisson Hotel Duluth), where guests enjoy welcoming service, inspired décor, modern approachability, unparalleled views, and signature dishes. Executive Chef, Ryan Zander, has created a contemporary menu utilizing sustainable produce from local farmers and fresh fish from local fishermen. Whether settling into the oversized armchairs in the lounge, or admiring the view from the inviting sofa style banquettes, the restaurant provides a memorable dining experience for locals and visitors alike.
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